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Girls to experience joys of STEM at annual JMU conference

Girls in grades 6-9 from across Virginia will test their skill at designing art with electronic circuits during a workshop at the 11th annual Expanding Your Horizons math and science conference for girls Saturday, March 17, at James Madison University.


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Edgar Endress exhibition opens at JMU

The Duke Hall Gallery of Fine Art at James Madison University welcomes Chilean-born visual artist Edgar Endress to campus for a lecture and the reception of his exhibition titled A Celestial Emporium, which will be on display at Duke Hall Gallery from January 16-February 17.


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Dukes get off the deck: Breaking down JMU playoff rally

JMU was, clearly, rattled. An uncharacteristic defensive breakdown led to an 81-yard TD pass that gave Weber State a 14-10 lead in the third quarter, and then things seemed to start to snowball.


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JMU Forbes Center announces masterpiece season

The Forbes Center for the Performing Arts at James Madison University announces its 2017-2018 Masterpiece Season.


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JMU poetry pioneer wins Circle of Excellence award

Dr. Joanne V. Gabbin is this year’s recipient of the Circle of Excellence in the Arts Award, presented at the Forbes Center at JMU.


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JMU Children’s Theatre brings classics from page to stage

JMU Children’s Theatre is marking the summer of 2017 with three adaptations of children’s classics.


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JMU Children’s Theatre brings classics from page to stage

JMU Children’s Theatre is marking the summer of 2017 with three adaptations of children’s classics.


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JMU School of Music to host 2017 Southeast Horn Workshop

The James Madison University School of Music will host its first-ever Southeast Horn Workshop.


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AXIS Dance Company returns to JMU for residency

JMU will host AXIS Dance Company for a five-day residency from February 27-March 3.


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JMU Theatre students win awards at Kennedy Center Festival

The JMU School of Theatre and Dance had a successful trip to the Region II Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.


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Kiplinger’s names JMU a best value college

James Madison University ranks 62nd on Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s list of the top 100 Best Values in Public Colleges.


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JMU math, marketing professors earn state’s highest award for faculty

JMU professors Dr. Caroline P. Lubert and Dr. Theresa B. Clarke were among 12 recipients of the Outstanding Faculty Award presented by SCHEV and Dominion Resources.


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JMU to mark December graduation this weekend

Nearly 900 students will receive their academic degrees at James Madison University’s Dec. 16 and Dec. 17 commencement ceremonies.


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UREC at JMU grants winter wishes for families in need

The JMU University Recreation Center will partner with First Step, Mercy House and Crossroads to Brain Injury Recovery through the annual Warm Winter Wish Program.


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Heather Coltman named JMU provost

Dr. Heather Coltman will serve as the next provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at James Madison University, effective July 1, 2017.


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JMU students equipping drone to save historic wall in Colombia

How can a group of JMU students help a doctoral student in Colombia determine the effects of climate change on a wall in Cartagena?


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Marching Royal Dukes from JMU to perform at prestigious state music conference

The JMU marching band will partner with Virginia Tech and Bath County High School to celebrate the value of music in Virginia.


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JMU literacy program to be honored at White House Tuesday

A JMU administrator for the community literacy service and a child participant in the program will be honored in a White House ceremony.


6,865 flags on JMU Quad serve as memorial this Veterans Day

JMU is recognizing all veterans of the armed forces today with an extensive flag display on the Quad.


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Staunton school reps to visit JMU maker lab, view new math teaching methods

Five representatives of Staunton City Schools will tour maker facilities at JMU 2-4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13.


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Jazz 4 Justice at Forbes Center at JMU this Friday

The Forbes Center for the Performing Arts at James Madison University in cooperation with Millenium Diversity Initiative will present Jazz 4 Justice.


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JMU students bring space program to Boys & Girls Club this fall

JMU students are taking space education to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County.


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Bauerle settles in as new science and math dean at JMU

Expanding opportunities for undergrads to participate in research is a goal of Dr. Cynthia Bauerle, the new dean of the College of Science and Mathematics at JMU.


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JMU summit to address ethics, policies, benefits of drones, robots

A JMU summit this week will focus on the benefits, capabilities and issues of unmanned technology such as robots and drones.


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Landmine use in American Civil War to be discussed at JMU

Landmine use during the American Civil War will be the topic of a presentation 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12 at James Madison University.


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JMU contributes $480 million to local economy: Report

JMU contributed $480 million to the Harrisonburg-Rockingham economy and attracted 278,430 visitors during fiscal year 2015.


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Honors College approved for JMU

James Madison University will now be home to an Honors College, following approval by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.


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Virginia youths train to become traffic safety advocates

More than 120 teens from across the commonwealth are at JMU for a week of hands-on activities that focus on safe driving practices.


Advances in wind power generation highlight conference at JMU

Updates on plans for Virginia’s first utility-scale wind farm will highlight the Virginia State Wind Energy Forum on Wednesday at JMU.


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Cybersecurity training attracts teachers from the Mid-Atlantic to JMU

Twenty technology teachers from around the Mid-Atlantic are spending this week at James Madison University to learn about cybersecurity.


JMU to launch space explorers program at city Boys & Girls Club

Calah Mortensen didn’t have much of an interest in science until she took a cosmology class during her undergraduate studies.


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JMU students to lead science night at Spotswood Elementary

Future science teachers at JMU will test what they have learned by leading science activities for Spotswood Elementary children on Thursday.


JMU television studio named for slain alumna Alison Parker

A television studio in Harrison Hall has been named the Alison B. Parker Television Studio in honor of the slain JMU alumna.


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VMI loses heartbreaker at JMU, 11-10

Zach Tondi hit a two-run, walk-off home run to send the JMU Dukes past the VMI Keydets, 11-10, in non-conference baseball action Tuesday.


JMU promotes Sean O’Regan to women’s basketball head coach post

Sean O’Regan will replace former boss Kenny Brooks as the head coach of the JMU women’s basketball program.


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24-hour Hackathon at JMU will inspire area students to innovate

James Madison University will host its second annual student-led Bluestone Hacks this weekend.


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Louis Rowe named new men’s basketball coach at JMU

JMU announced the hiring of Bowling Green assistant Louis Rowe to head the men’s basketball program.


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Nobel recipient headlines Post-Conflict Recovery Week at JMU

Mary Wareham, part of a Nobel Peace Prize-winning team, will discuss efforts to ban weapons with artificial intelligence at JMU.


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Need for better nighttime lighting gets students talking

What can be done to make nighttime lighting at JMU more cost effective and less obtrusive to the environment?


Virginia Tech hires Kenny Brooks as new women’s basketball coach

Virginia Tech announced Monday that it has hired Waynesboro High School alum Kenny Brooks as the head coach of its women’s basketball program.